Secondary Sata HDD, not being reconized by bios Tags: Hard Drives BIOS Western Digital SATA Storage Last response: June 19, 2008 7:04 AM in Storage Share sazza June 18, 2008 10:12:36 PM Had a spare Sata II WD 250gb HDD laying around, connected it all up, started up the computer, and bios isn't picking it up, infact nothing is. Short system summary, ABIT NF-M2S, WD Sata II hdd, tried fiddling around, googling, racking peoples brains. If anyone has a suggetion, please say More about : secondary sata hdd reconized bios mike99 June 18, 2008 10:18:15 PM Try a different data cable. Check in BIOS that the SATA port is enabled and set to AUTO. Mike dallasjoh June 19, 2008 7:04:18 AM Have you tried WDC website or tech support. I was having the same kind of problem and I had to put a jumper on pins 1 & 2. Click on link http://wdc.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/wdc.cfg/php/enduser/std... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources cannot see new SATA HDD(unformatted) from IDE master HDD; yet when i set the SATA primary secondary in BIOS set under AUTO... Forum Secondary Sata HDD not detected on Asus Bios? Forum SolvedSata drive not being reconized... Forum SolvedSecondary SATA HDD's Becoming Inaccessible on Use Forum SolvedSATA HDD not being seen using a USB bridge Forum Secondary HDD not visible in Disk Managment nor DiskPart, but is in BIOS Forum New Mobo, secondary HDD no longer detected in BIOS or Windows HELP Forum Secondary H.D.D. prevents boot past bios. Forum BIOS won't recognize secondary HDD Forum PC boots from secondary HDD; no BIOS option to automatically boot from C: Forum SolvedBrand new PC that runs windows XP SP3 wont recognize SATA2 hdd, which is recognized in BIOS though Forum SATA HDD (secondary) without reinstalling XP? Forum SolvedBIOS doesn't recognize SATA HDD Forum HDD is not spinning up or being detected in bios. Brand new computer i built. Forum MSI BIOS won't recognize my SATA HDD Forum SolvedPreviously Good Maxtor SATA HDD Now Invisible to BIOS Forum Sata HDD causes motherboard start up (Bios splash screen) hangs Forum new SATA HDD blocks the boot to BIOS Forum SolvedNew sata HDD won't show in bios, works with usb adapter Forum SolvedHitatchi 1TB SATA HDD not recognized by 8 year old BIOS Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !